Wasp head under the microscope

Wasp head (Vespula sp.) under the microscope, 2x objective, horizontal field of view is about 6mm.

First photo uses mix of reflected and transmitted light: Wasp head 2x x1.4

Second photo uses only reflected light, so the background is black: Wasp head black 2x x1.4

Third photo uses reflected visible and UV light, so the eyes are glowing blue because of fluorescence: Wasp head uv 2x x1.4

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Tags: Animalia/Arthropoda/Insecta/Hymenoptera/Vespidae/Vespula micro

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